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¬The anti-terrorism program initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice is designed to deter residents from joining violent extremist groups. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI

Boston to serve as pilot city for counterterrorism program

The United States Department of Justice selected Boston as one of three cities to serve as […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
William Fick (left) and Timothy Watkins (right) leave John Joseph Moakley courthouse after a pre-trial hearing for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in November 2013. Fick and Watkins, Tsarnaev’s lawyers, left without speaking to the media. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Trial for accused Boston marathon bomber to remain in Boston

The trial for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old former University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth student accused of planting two […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Julie Burros will be the first person in 20 years to fill the position of Chief of Arts and Culture in Boston. PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF BOSTON

Mayor Walsh appoints cabinet-level arts chief

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh appointed the City’s first cabinet-level Chief of Arts and Culture in more […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
U.S. President Barack Obama, Generation Progress and the Office of Women’s Health have partnered to launch a sexual assault campaign urging people to discourage and report cases of sexual assault. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Obama launches sexual assault prevention campaign

President Barack Obama announced the creation of the “It’s On Us” campaign on Friday, a drive […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Robert Pinsky recites from his new book, Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters, during a discussion at the Boston University Barnes and Noble Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Robert Pinsky hosts panel to discuss new anthology, master poets

Poet Robert Pinsky and a panel of members of Boston University’s Master of Fine Arts program […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has served as co-director at the Initiative on Cities at Boston University for the last eight months. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Former Mayor Menino discusses position at BU, battling cancer

After 20 years in office, former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino accepted a position at Boston University […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Independent gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk will be on the Nov. 4 gubernatorial ballot, representing the United Independent Party, which he launched in January 2013. PHOTO COURTESY OF EVAN FALCHUK

Independent gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk talks goals, politics

This is the first part in a five-part series of profiles about the gubernatorial candidates facing off […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Attendees of the People’s Climate March filled the streets of New York Sunday in order to raise awareness in the days prior to the United Nations Climate Summit. PHOTO BY SARAH FISHER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston revamps plan to address climate change, cut City emissions

In collaboration with sustainability organizations and members of the Boston community, the City has begun to […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Rhonda Rider of the Triple Helix Trio and Hye Min Choi (CFA 1st Year Artist Diploma) practice Wednesday for Thursday’s Music For Food concert at the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Tsai benefit concert donates proceeds to hunger relief

Music for Food, a service based performance organization, is hosting a benefit concert Thursday night in […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News

Boston bikers urge City to build cycle track on Comm. Ave.

Several Boston bicycle advocacy groups are pushing for the construction of a cycle track on Commonwealth […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News